Clinton leads 47-44 over Trump in new Washington Post-ABC poll

According to the Washington Post-ABC poll the Democratic presidential nominee is increasing the lead over her Republican rival by 3 points.
Clinton leads Trump 47-44 Photo credit: Reuters/ Channel 2 News

According to the Washington Post-ABC poll that was published today (Friday), the Democratic presidential nominee is leading by 3 percentage points over her Republican rival Donald Trump, giving her 47% to his 44%.

According to the poll, the American public trusts Clinton’s ability to deal with economic challenges as well as health care challenges. However, Trump holds a clear lead of 9% on the issue of corruption in government.

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Clinton holds a slight lead in the polls Photo credit: Reuters/ Channel 2 News

This week, for the first time in half a year, Trump gained an advantage in the Washington Post-ABC poll. According to the results, Trump won the support of 46% to Clinton’s 45%, a fragile advantage.

Since the renewal of the email investigation that has haunted Clinton since the start of her campaign, she has lost the support of 7% in comparison to Trump who hasn’t lost or gained new support. The editors of the poll explained that prior to the release of the renewal of the investigation Clinton held a promising lead but suffered a drastic fall after.

Trump holds a clear lead in corruption Photo credit: Reuters/ Channel 2 News

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